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Charges filed against Maharashtra doctor couple


September 12th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), Sep 12 (IANS) A charge sheet was filed against doctor couple Sudam and Saraswati Munde and 15 others in a Maharashtra court in connection with a female foeticide ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Three lion cubs die at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Three new-born lion cubs at the famous Nandan Van on the outskirts of the Chhattisgarh capital died Friday, shocking animal lovers and zoo officials.A senior zoo ... Read more...

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Fake placement agency busted, three arrested


July 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested for running a fake placement agency for household helps and cheating several people, including Rajya Sabha Secretary V.K. ... Read more...

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Maharashtra doctor couple in police custody till June 30


June 18th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) A doctor couple suspected to be involved in culpable homicide and female foeticide in Beed district was Monday remanded to police custody till June 30 ... Read more...

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38 couples tie the knot at inter-caste mass wedding in Agra


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 10 (IANS) A bania (traders' community) groom marrying a dalit girl, a brahmin girl marrying a thakur - the city of love Sunday witnessed a rare mass marriage ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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Three sons beat father to death over loud TV


March 14th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was beaten to death in front of his mother by his three sons for watching television at high volume in a slum area ... Read more...

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Women’s Day: Five women artists collaborate for exhibition


March 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Five Chennai-based women artists have collaborated for the first time for an art exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.The exhibition, inaugurated Monday ... Read more...

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Hinduism spreads in Ghana, reaches Togo


November 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 6 (IANS) From just two dozen people in the mid 1970s to 3,000 families now, Hinduism is spreading in Ghana and has also made its way into neighbouring ... Read more...

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10 kg land mine recovered in Kandhamal


October 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) Security personnel Saturday averted a major tragedy after they recovered a ten-kg landmine allegedly planted by Maoists on a road in Orissa's communally sensitive Kandhamal district, ... Read more...

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Shaan’s tryst with acting! (Movie Snippets)


October 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer Shaan showcased his acting skills when he donned different get-ups to represent some popular characters from Hindi movies at the 2nd Chevrolet Global Indian ... Read more...

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Spiritualism is beyond religions: Venugopal


October 24th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Oct 24 (IANS) "Spiritualism in India is beyond all religions," Minister of State for Power K.C. Venupgoal said here,The minister was inaugurating Sunday the new Narayanananda Sant Vivas and Bhajanananda ... Read more...

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Explosives found, blast averted in Kandhamal


October 19th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) With the seizure of a huge quantity of explosives from a forested area, police in Orissa Wednesday claimed to have averted a blast bid by Maoists ... Read more...

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Thousands hit the roads as Durga Puja begins in Bengal


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 2 (IANS) Thousands of people decked in their best walked the streets of Kolkata shoulder to shoulder, visiting one marquee after another, as the Durga Puja festivities got ... Read more...

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13 injured in school room wall collapse


September 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) At least 13 students were injured, five of them critically, when a wall of their school collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district Wednesday, police said.The accident ... Read more...

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Sanghi, Joseph win Vodafone Crossword Awards


September 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Emerging writer Ashwin Sanghi has won the Vodafone Crossword Book Award 2010 in the popular fiction category for ?Chanakya's Chant?.The award, decided by readers' votes ... Read more...

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‘Gita’ teaching sparks row in Karnataka


July 17th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has landed in a row over its support to teaching of Hindu holy book 'Bhagvad Gita' in schools.The controversy ... Read more...

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Anjali Joseph wins yet another award


June 26th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Mumbai-born author Anjali Joseph, whose debut novel "Swarasati Park" created a splash in the literary circles by winning the Betty Trask award, has won the ... Read more...

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Kandhamal riots: Jail term for 13


May 18th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A fast track court Wednesday sentenced 13 people to five years' rigorous imprisonment for their involvement in a house burning incident during the Kandhamal riots in ... Read more...

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Laxmanananda murder probe: Court slams tardy police probe


May 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday expressed its displeasure over the way the state police was probing the 2008 murder of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Laxmanananda ... Read more...

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Orissa court seeks report on Hindu leader’s murder


April 20th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Wednesday asked the state government to file a report on its investigation into the 2008 killing of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader ... Read more...

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Convicted BJP legislator gets bail in Kandhamal murder


March 18th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Friday granted bail for a second time to a BJP legislator who was convicted for a murder in the 2008 anti-Christian ... Read more...

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Kandhamal riots could have been avoided: Ex-minister


March 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) The communal violence in Orissa's Kandhamal district could have been avoided had Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid attention to issues of tribal discontentment, a former ... Read more...

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BJP legislator surrenders after apex court rejects bail


March 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) A BJP legislator in Orissa surrendered in a fast track court Wednesday, two months after the Supreme Court rejected the bail granted to him by ... Read more...

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Warrant issued against Hindu guru in US


March 8th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) A US court has issued an arrest warrant for a Hindu guru who failed to show up for sentencing after being convicted of molesting two girls ... Read more...

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18 acquitted in Kandhamal riot cases


January 29th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (IANS) A fast track court in Orissa acquitted 18 people in two cases of rioting in the Kandhamal district in 2008, a lawyer said Saturday.While 10 people were booked ... Read more...

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‘Lata Mangeshkar’s music transcends boundaries’


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Describing singer Lata Mangeshkar as a "Vishwa Ratna", Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has said her soulful music transcends geographical and linguistic boundaries. "There is hardly any Indian language ... Read more...

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Orissa asked to improve human rights situation


January 19th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) After taking up all the pending cases in a two-day sitting in Orissa Jan 18-19, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has given a list of recommendations ... Read more...

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Nine people sent to jail for burning houses in Kandhamal


December 27th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 27 (IANS) A court in Orissa Monday sentenced nine people to five years' rigorous imprisonment for burning down a dozen houses during the 2008 communal riots that killed at least ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Orissa for peaceful Christmas


December 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) Security was beefed up around the leading churches in Orissa Friday to ensure peaceful Christmas celebrations, officials said.Hundreds of policemen have been deployed especially around churches in Kandhamal ... Read more...

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Sonia on a whirlwind tour of Rae Bareli


November 30th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rae Bareli, Nov 30 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi went on a whirlwind tour of Rae Bareli Tuesday, the second day of her three-day visit to her Lok Sabha constituency.Driving through ... Read more...

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Kandhamal people fear Maoist attack


November 29th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) People in parts of Orissa's communally sensitive Kandhamal district remained indoors Monday fearing a Maoist attack, two days after the rebels blew up an ambulance killing all its ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up ambulance, five killed (Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Five people, including two women and a child, were killed when Maoists blew up the ambulance they were travelling in in Orissa's Kandhamal district, police said Sunday.The landmine ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists blow up ambulance, three dead


November 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed when suspected Maoists blew up the ambulance they were travelling in Orissa's Kandhamal district, police said Sunday.The landmine blast took place ... Read more...

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